Don't be put off by Beaujolais Nouveau, this region is SO much more than that. Using the Gamay grape, these lighter, lower tannin wines are the gateway wine for white wine drinkers into the wonderful world of reds. Beaujolais Villages are fresh and fruity, but then you have wines such as Fleurie, Morgon and Moulin-a-Vent that are capable of ageing and are really serious wines, albeit, lighter ones. Please give Beaujolais a shot, particularly during the summer months, you won't regret it.
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Pardon et Fils Fleurie 2017 75cl
"A soft, easy drinking Beaujolais that offers appealing notes of violets and raspberries." The Pardon family have owned vineyards in the Beaujolais wine-growing region since 1820. The demarcation of the fine Crus into appellations (AOCs) only started in 1936. Our...
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Domaine de l'iris Moulin a Vent 2018 75cl
Mmmm Gamay - Just lovely, light and fruity and a this Moulin-a-Vent is just sublime. It has a structure to it and a brightness that gives it elegance. Cracking stuff Grommit. A super property beautifully situated just below Le Château...
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Du Grappin Fleurie Poncie 2018 75cl
With more plot twists than a psychological thriller, this outstanding Gamay from Le Grappin is a rollercoaster ride of flavours, texture and aromas. It is brilliant and you have to try it.
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